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September 17

What clothing should I wear in Peru? (31, female)

I'm traveling to Peru (Lima, Nazca, Huacachina, Arequipa/Colca Canyon, and Cusco/Machu Picchu) in December. What is most appropriate for a 31 year old, single, white, female tourist to wear? [more inside]
posted by raccoon409 around Peru at 1:50 PM - 6 answers has best

February 6

Qué bola? Jamar un cable.

Cuban friend in Peru seeking asylum in US. How can I help? [more inside]
posted by Mike Mongo around Lima, Peru at 8:12 PM - 1 answer

June 4, 2018

Spontaneous trip to Cuzco! Now what?

Cuzco for the flâneuse : looking for ideas for walking/short bus trips in town. [more inside]
posted by Sheydem-tants around Cusco, Peru at 5:51 AM - 3 answers

February 22, 2016

Peru trip in 3 weeks: advice, opinions, tips wanted!

In a few weeks my wife and I are going on on vacation to Lima, Cusco, Agua Calientes/Machu Picchu. While Cusco and Agua Calientes will be entirely through a tour company, some of the days in Lima we'll be on our own, free to do and see what we want. [more inside]
posted by rbf1138 around Peru at 9:49 AM - 6 answers

November 10, 2015

One Day in Lima

My friend has one day to go sightseeing in Lima, Peru. She is overwhelmed by the available options. What are the highlights of Lima? [more inside]
posted by anastasiav around Lima, Peru at 9:29 AM - 5 answers

October 26, 2015

[TravelFilter] Help me plan a Peru trip

I'm thinking about going to Peru, maybe next April/May-ish, for one or two weeks. We'd like to do Machu Picchu, but not sure what else. I tried checking previous asks, but the most recent relevant one was from 2010 and online information seem similarly outdated. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by ethidda around Peru at 2:24 PM - 15 answers has best

June 2, 2015

Things to do on an overnight layover in Lima

We'll be in Lima, Peru from 9pm to 4am on a weeknight. Since who knows when we'll ever be in Peru again, we wanted to get out of the airport and actually see something. Where should we go? [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll around Lima, Peru at 11:45 AM - 5 answers

November 13, 2014

Dinner in Lima -- Difficulty: Sunday Night

My wife and I will be in Lima in a couple of weeks for just a day, and we are trying to find somewhere for dinner on a Sunday night. We're not opposed to street food and the like, but we'd like to do something more upscale if that's an option. Any suggestions?
posted by craven_morhead around Lima, Peru at 7:49 AM - 7 answers has best

August 10, 2014

Literary resources for travel to Peru

My lovely wife and I are traveling to Peru in early September. We're looking for novels and stories (maybe poetry too?) that will give us a feel for what things are like there. [more inside]
posted by number9dream around Peru at 9:51 AM - 3 answers

July 13, 2014

Newbie's guide to Peru? Lima + Cusco + possibly Puerto Maldonado

First time to South America and trying to not get anxious about it, says the person with GAD. [more inside]
posted by Hawk V around Peru at 12:44 AM - 4 answers has best

April 30, 2014

Need Lodging Advice and Possibly Itinerary Tweaks for Peru

My wife and I are planning a two-week trip to Peru in November, and though the big pieces of the trip are in place, we need some advice on how to slot things in. Also, lodging help. [more inside]
posted by craven_morhead around Peru at 3:33 PM - 2 answers

January 19, 2014

Peru, 18 days: jungle or no jungle?

Hi, We're going on what I thought would be a long trip to Peru in April... now that I'm planning the itinerary it seems way too short. Can more experienced travellers answer some questions? [more inside]
posted by Skyanth around Peru at 3:37 AM - 7 answers

December 2, 2013

Visiting Peru?

My wife and I would love to plan a trip to Peru in 2014, but I'm reticent to try and do it on my own because I know nothing. Can you recommend a site or a travel agent (oh yes) or anything that can help us nail this down? I really want it to be a good trip and my ignorance makes that problematic.
posted by xmutex around Peru at 12:15 PM - 5 answers

July 15, 2013

Suggestions for Peru tour package

Can anyone recommend reliable, reasonably priced tour operators for a honeymooning couple spending two weeks in Peru? [more inside]
posted by inire around Peru at 1:11 PM - 1 answer

April 18, 2013

What do I need to know about the cloud forest?

In 2 days, I am going to spend 10 days in Peru's Andean cloud forest. What should I know? What should I bring? [more inside]
posted by agentofselection around La Victoria, Peru at 5:15 PM - 5 answers

December 1, 2011

Backpacking in Peru, but where (how?) to get a backpack?

Backpacking in Peru, but where (how?) to get a backpack? [more inside]
posted by jander03 around Cuzco, Peru at 9:04 AM - 14 answers

August 23, 2010

can someone send me over the counter drugs abroad?

I am in Peru long term. How possible is it for someone to send me Plan B/Emergency contraceptive and vitamin supplements from the United States via regular USPS mail? Or generally, does shipping "drugs" like these cause difficulties going through customs?
posted by dahliachewswell around Peru at 4:41 PM - 10 answers has best

June 30, 2010

Salta to Lima

i have about 5 days to get from around Salta to Lima to catch a flight. budget is a big issue. what is the best way to take buses from Salta to Lima? I do not have a chilean visa but I do have a bolivian visa. I am American.
posted by barbudo around Lima, Peru at 1:27 PM - 5 answers

June 20, 2010

Places to stay in Lima

Where should I stay in Lima for one night (two weeks from now)? [more inside]
posted by nat around Lima, Peru at 4:45 PM - 8 answers has best

May 21, 2010

Peru by train or Peru by bus?

Another question about an upcoming trip to Peru: we are thinking of taking either the train or the bus between Cusco and Puno and Puno and Arequipa. Any thoughts or recommendations??
posted by graventy around Peru at 12:00 PM - 8 answers